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FIXPS(1)								FSF								  FIXPS(1)

NAME
fixps - sanitize PostScript files
SYNOPSIS
fixps [OPTIONS] FILE
DESCRIPTION
Try to fix common PostScript problems that break postprocessing.
OPTIONS
-h, --help display this help and exit -v, --version display version information and exit -q, --quiet don't print informational messages -o, --output=FILE save result in FILE. If FILE is `-', send to stdout -f, --force force full rewrite by ghostscript -n, --no-fix don't fix the FILE, but still honor `-o' -c, --check, --dry-run don't perform any action Fixes: - Remove junk before and after PostScript content - Use only Unix end of lines (\n) - Remove empty lines - Fix Apple prologue (fix- macps) - Fix FrameMaker prologue (fixfmps) - Fix CorelDraw prologue (fixnt) - Fix Windows NT 3.5/4.0 prologue (fixnt) - Fix Windows 95 prologue - Ensure there is a `%%BeginSetup/%%EndSetup' section - Removes Canvas' extraneaous `%%EndDocument:' comments - Split too long lines If the FILE seems really in a bad state, ghostscript may be used to perform a full rewrite. The output might then be significantly bigger, but much safer.
AUTHOR
Written by Akim Demaille.
REPORTING BUGS
Report bugs to <bug-a2ps@gnu.org>
COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 1998-2000 Akim Demaille, Miguel Santana This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICU- LAR PURPOSE.
SEE ALSO
a2ps(1), card(1), fixps(1), pdiff(1), psset(1), texi2dvi4a2ps(1). The full documentation for fixps is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and fixps programs are properly installed at your site, the command info fixps should give you access to the complete manual. fixps 1.6 (GNU a2ps 4.13) February 2000 FIXPS(1)